Parenting Tips & Activities

Parenting tips and parent-child activities that promote learning and development, as well as encourage bonding and attachment.

Pregnant Woman with nurse on couch

Advocate for Your Body and Your Blood Pressure

To safely monitor blood pressure in pregnancy, moms should understand what’s normal for your body, ask the right questions, and know when and how to express concern.
A collage of containing 3 rectangles: (Left to Right) First and second rectangle: Toddler plays with homemade play dough 3. ingredients for making play dough.

Sensory Activity: DIY Playdough

Parent-child activities, like making playdough, build a child’s ability to process sensory input and are great for bonding.
Toddler and mother crouched in front of body of water with binoculars and a net ready to explore!

Nature Walk: Bonding and Development

Through parent-child activities like the nature walk, families can promote their kids’ development and encourage bonding.

Tummy Time and Brain Development

Learn tummy time and floor time techniques for babies zero to six months that encourage bonding and proper development.
Parent educator demonstrating Clap, Tap, Rap activity in our Healthy & Fair Start.

Parent-Child Activity: Learning Through Play

Children learn through play! This simple parent-child activity helps kids notice and copy patterns, and practice waiting their turn.
Parent educator looks at materials for the DIY roller book parent-child activity

Parent-Child Activity: Learning and Moving

This parent-child activity encourages bonding while developing gross and fine motor skills and building language skills.
Young childing writing with the help of their father.

The Father You Choose to Be

If you are a father—or a grandfather, male caregiver or other father figure in the family—don’t take the role lightly. Tips for being the father you choose to be.
Mom, staff and baby practicing sign

First Steps When a Child is Hard of Hearing

There are many resources for families who have just found out their child is deaf or hard of hearing. Soon you’ll find ways to embrace a new way of life, one with many beautiful surprises.
Staff working with child and parents

Parent Coaching Ideas You Can Use

Any Baby Can's parent coaching model empowers parents with skills and confidence that can be transferred to many parts of life.

Realizing the Importance of Dads

Realizing the Importance of Dads Category: Parenting Tips June 17, 2016 With Father’s Day upon us, now is the time to buy any last minute gifts, write those special cards and thank Dad for all he does. Here at Any Baby Can, we help families celebrate the joy of fatherhood daily. In hopes of offering…

Why Home Visitation Works

Why Home Visitation Works Category: Parenting Tips June 13, 2016 There are many organizations that offer assistance to children with developmental delays, special healthcare needs and cancer, so what makes Any Baby Can special? In addition to offering support groups, parenting classes and resources for first-time mothers, most of our programs work with families in their…


Our expert staff share some of their favorite at-home activities to help you support your child’s growth and development. Plus they’re fun!

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